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Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games:

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Semi-Finals

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Venue(s): Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria
Date Started: December 1, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956
Format: Top three in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: URS Soviet Union
Bronze: GER Germany

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 United States USA 40.3 40.34 QU
2 Poland POL 41.0 41.12 QU
3 Italy ITA 41.1 41.14 QU
4 France FRA 41.3 41.37
5 Hungary HUN 41.5 41.51
6 Brazil BRA 43.8 43.87

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Soviet Union URS 40.3 40.36 QU
2 Germany GER 40.5 40.64 QU
3 Great Britain GBR 40.6 40.68 QU
4 Australia AUS 40.8 40.72
5 Pakistan PAK 40.8 40.78
6 Japan JPN 41.3 41.57